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Art Objects - 2
Harold Parker (Australian 1873 - 1962)
The Snow Maiden, 1928
Plaster with bronze patina
Signed and dated
50 cm high
$4,750 incl GST
Paris Salon des Artistes Francais, 1930.
Anthony Hordern¹s, Sydney, 1930, No. 4.
Fine Art Society, Melb 1933, No.4, 100gn.
Harold Parker Exhibition Queensland art Gallery 1993
The Snow Maiden is based on the Russian fairytale figure Snegurochka from the Snow Maiden Opera composed in 1880/81 by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. This information is inscribed in the artist hand on photographs of this artwork found in Harold Parker¹s archive at the University of Queensland and further archival research, exhibition catalogues and photos related to this sculpture are available.
Sculptures by this highly acclaimed artist are rarely seen on the market.Major commissions include Australia House, London and Ariadne at The TateGallery.
A 19th century Australian silver emu egg
A 19th century Australian silver emu egg cup with rare crocodile handles and kangaroo finial Aust marks to interior.
$1.350 incl GST
A rare automobile vase
Cut glass with an integral metal holder, circa 1920, 20cm long
$345 Incl. GST
Antique brass doorknocker
An antique brass doorknocker heavily embellished with figures and masks. Originally purchased from a Venice wrecking site by the previous owner.
$595 incl GST
Finely carved Japanese Netsuke
Left - Man Scratching Back, 3cm, $450 Incl. GST
Centre - Standing Child, 5.5cm, $380, Incl. GST
Right - Laquer Do, 3cm, $380 Incl. GST
Man Drinking $450 (not Photographed)
Horn Carved Man $280 (not Photographed)
Rare Russian Easter Egg
An exceedingly rare Russian Imperial Porcelain Easter Egg, circa 1900, with cipher of Empress Alexandra Fedorova (1872-1918) beneath a Russian Imperial Crown. These eggs were produced in strictly limited quantities at the Imperial Porcelain Factory in St Petersburg, for presentation by the Tsar and Trarina. 9cm high.
Price: $7,700 Incl. GST
A group of rare antique intaglios and seals with silver collars. Various stones and carvings
Left: ‘Pour Vous’ (for you), 2.5cm, $295 Incl. GST
Right: Classical man, 3.5cm, $295 Incl. GST
Rare Australian Sampler by Rebie Mary Martelle Jones
An extremely rare Australian Sampler worked by Rebie Mary Martelle Jones in 1897 at Bute school South Australia.
Rebie was born 30th January 1885 to William Anthony Jones and Rebecca Williams (see S.A. Births Reg., Book 344, page 33).
30 x 24cm
Price: $2,400 Incl. GST